Viviendas en la calle Santiago El Verde. Lavapies, Madrid. Concurso. El barrio de Lavapies adolece de falta de espacio publico hasta tal punto que el caserio, denso, pesa sobre los peatones al caminar. Alla donde se puede, la administracion obra en parques, jardines y plazas de nueva creacion; donde hay que construir, ¿por que no hacerlo invirtiendo la volumetria? La corrala como espacio de soci..
Icono The Icono has created a new experience for the telephone, which is a very traditional product. I have based my design on the iconic hand gesture people use to represent the telephone. The handset is divided into two parts, earphone and microphone. This invites the user to use the iconic gesture when using the phone. When the user dials the numbers, an animated path is shown on the touch sc..
Architects always seem to be dreaming of the world’s tallest buildings, even though most people who’ve ever lived or worked in one will likely tell you they hate it. So it would not come as much of a surprise to learn that it is an architectural firm, UNStudio, behind the world’s longest table for all cultures. What is surprising however is that they managed to make it look quite down to earth c..
Chatou by h2o architectes Chatou by Paris-based h2o architectes is a garden pavilion where the furniture forms the entire interior. Arranged on four split levels, the 12m² building is intended for a teenager to live within the garden of the family home. Made from silver birch plywood, the furniture allows for sleeping, living, studying and washing. Chatou This little building, located in the own..
David Chipperfield Architects and artist Antony Gormley have designed the 2008 pavilion for the Kivik Art Centre in Österlen, Sweden, which opens this week. The concrete structure consists of three parts with equal volumes: an enclosed space in the base, an open viewing platform further up and a tower with spiral stairs leading to an 18 metre high viewing platform. Gormley says: “I see the work ..
The 130-metre long S-shaped footbridge is one of a number of regeneration projects in Castleford - including Tickle Cock Bridge Underpass by DSDHA architects - being filmed for a TV series. The Castleford Project will be aired Channel 4 television series this summer. See our previous story for more information. The following information is from McDowell+Benedetti: Castleford Bridge officially op..
Tribeca: Alison Brooks Architects’ Scheme at Great George Street in Liverpool for Developer Urban Splash. Alison Brooks Architects have designed three buildings for the ‘Tribeca’ development in Liverpool, which will act as a ‘beacon’ at the prominent corner of Great George Street and St James Street. The buildings will be a combination of 93 apartments and colonnaded commercial space at street l..
Location: L.E.S., New York Program: New building with art gallery and 5 apartments. Area: 14,000 sf Completion: 2004-2007 Consultants : Sharon Engineering Team: Eric Bunge, Mimi Hoang; Daniela Zimmer, Jorge Pereira, Takuya Shinoda. Client: 109 Norfolk, LLC Contractors:Builders & HVAC; George Dimizas/G&G Metal (steel packages and facade) Switch Building is a 7 storey apartment and art gallery bui..
An exhibition of work by fashion designers Viktor & Rolf is on show at the Barbican Art Gallery in London. The show includes a six-metre high dolls’ house designed by Siebe Tettero, filled with 54 porcelain dolls wearing miniature versions of all the outfits on display in the gallery. Throughout the exhibition outfits are displayed on life-size porcelain dolls. The retrospective exhibition spans..
Design Concept The Cardboard House represents the reduction of technology and the simplification of needs. By demonstrating that we are able to recycle 100% of the building components at extremely low cost, the Cardboard House is a direct challenge to the housing industry to reduce housing and environmental costs. Stutchbury and Pape, working in association with the Ian Buchan Fell Housing Resea..
as one of the 'four designers of the future' at design miami/ basel 2008, kram/weisshaar (clemens weisshaar & reed kram) presented new work inside the markthalle basel. the designers were commissioned by design miami/ to create new works using concrete and wool and document the creative process of the work with a short video. VENDOME' is body of work takes a precondition of endless transformatio..
Architect: OFIS arhitekti Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia Design Year: 2005-2006 Construction Year: 2006-2007 Design Team: Martina Lipicer - udia, Nejc Batistic - udia, Andrej Gregoric - cand.arh, Ana Kosi - stud.arch. Programme: Social apartments with parking Client: Gradis G group, Ljubljana Constructed Area: 5,000 sqm Nº of floors: 4 floors + 2 underground parking Budget: Construction: 650 EURO..
Windshape was an ephemeral structure commissioned in 2006 by the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) as a gathering space for students and as a venue to host events in their Provence campus in Lacoste, France. Windshape became the main public meeting space in the small town, and hosted concerts, exhibitions, and ceremonial gatherings throughout the summer of 2006. The project was designed by..
Technicolor Bloom is an architectural installation constructed from 1400 flat plywood panels to form a double-curved perforated tunnel. Designed by Brennan Buck with Rob Henderson and students from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria, the project is currently on show at the Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) in Vienna. Buck is assistant Professor at the University of Applied Arts in Vien..
First Australian member of Design Hotels opens Designed by award-winning designer, Alexander Lotersztain, the first Australian member of Design Hotels, the Limes Hotel, opened June 27 in Brisbane. Located in Fortitude Valley, the hub of Brisbane’s nightlife, also known for its trendy cafes, shops, bars and restaurants, in keeping with this vibrant neighbourhood, Limes has been created to include..